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CFB 24 43 Who will be next coach at Penn State? 30358223 Replacing Joe Paterno Replacing+Joe+Paterno CFB

The emotions are still too frayed and the anger still too real to talk about Penn State football as if it's just another story and its coaching vacancy is just another job opening. Obviously, all that truly matters right now is focusing on cleaning up the situation, allowing the victims to get some semblance of justice and peace and focusing on the news aspect — the story transcends football and sports, after all. But there will still be a Penn State football program when the 2012 season kicks off, which means there also will be a new head coach. We look at who might be the choice to take over and try to clean up the football side of things and heal the school's image. — COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS (@CFBNews)

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CFB 24 43 Who will be next coach at Penn State? 30358224 Mike Leach Mike+Leach CFB

Or Rich Rodriquez, for that matter. The point of adding Leach (pictured) or Rodriguez here is to stress the importance of avoiding any coaches with an obvious past. If there are skeletons in the closet, any skeletons, the university is going to continue its search in a different direction. Above all else, the next Penn State coach is going to be squeaky clean. Odds: 1,000-1

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CFB 24 43 Who will be next coach at Penn State? 30358225 Tom Bradley Tom+Bradley CFB

Or anyone on the current staff — but don’t hold your breath. Bradley has been a terrific defensive coordinator over the years, and he might still be a head coach someday if he can get out of this unscathed. But he won't get the chance in Happy Valley. As the school looks to turn the page on this horrific chapter, it’s extremely unlikely anyone on Paterno’s last staff will be employed by Penn State in any capacity in 2012. Odds: 500-1

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CFB 24 43 Who will be next coach at Penn State? 30358220 Randy Edsall Randy+Edsall CFB

He has spent most of his career in the Northeast and has a great relationship with many of the region’s high school coaches. Tough and no-nonsense, Edsall was just successful and conservative enough for more than a decade at Connecticut to be attractive to the Penn State administration. Maryland's on-field struggles this season don’t matter for the long haul. Odds: 150-1

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CFB 24 43 Who will be next coach at Penn State? 30358221 A current or former NFL coach A+current+or+former+NFL+coach CFB

Yeah, this is where Jon Gruden and Bill Cowher get an obligatory mention, as they do whenever there’s an opening for a high-profile job. Neither will leave the cocoon of working in front of a camera for this job, however. A couple of men with Indianapolis Colts ties might, however. Current head coach Jim Caldwell and former head man Tony Dungy (pictured) could help restore some of the Penn State dignity. Odds: 100-1

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CFB 24 43 Who will be next coach at Penn State? 30358222 Charlie Strong Charlie+Strong CFB

If the Nittany Lions are looking for a tough disciplinarian who can coach, someone ought to immediately call Strong’s agent to gauge his interest level. He has the defensive mind-set the Penn State program cherishes, and he has proved his mettle in less than two years at Louisville. Odds: 75-1
 

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CFB 24 43 Who will be next coach at Penn State? 30358226 Dan Mullen Dan+Mullen CFB

Mullen is a Pennsylvania guy without Penn State ties. The Ursinus graduate is young, offensively innovative and no longer so green after spending the past three seasons as Mississippi State's head coach. He has a winning record so far, no small achievement in Starkville. Odds: 60-1

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CFB 24 43 Who will be next coach at Penn State? 30358228 Kirk Ferentz Kirk+Ferentz CFB

Ferentz is a longtime Big Ten coach and one of the most respected men in his profession. He has won a couple of league championships and knows how to build a program from the bottom up — with solid line play, a north-south running game and a stingy defense. Staying in the conference might not seem to make sense, but there also might be a thought that his run at Iowa has grown a wee bit stale. Odds: 50-1

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CFB 24 43 Who will be next coach at Penn State? 30358232 Al Golden Al+Golden CFB

He has deep roots to Happy Valley as a player and an assistant, but it remains to be seen if that would hurt or help his candidacy. For a time, not too long ago, the architect of Temple’s resurgence appeared to be the heavy favorite to succeed Paterno. Would he be willing to go back home, thus exiting the frying pan at Miami, Fla., to enter Penn State’s fire? He has handled himself and the Miami program well through his own storm. Odds: 40-1

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CFB 24 43 Who will be next coach at Penn State? 30358227 Greg Schiano Greg+Schiano CFB

Like Golden, Schiano has been linked as a JoePa replacement for years. A former defensive assistant on Paterno’s staff from 1991 to '95, Schiano has shown a commitment to academics while at Rutgers that would sell very well at an institution, such as Penn State. The problem, though, is that he might be seen as a Paterno soldier and, thus, too tied in to a past the program might be trying to escape. Odds: 35-1

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CFB 24 43 Who will be next coach at Penn State? 30358230 The left-field pick The+left-field+pick CFB

As in out of nowhere, if you will. Penn State will look far and wide to fill this opening, so no stones will go unturned. That means that active coaches, such as Wake Forest's Jim Grobe, Boise State's Chris Petersen (pictured) and TCU's Gary Patterson, might be contacted, as well as college or pro assistants whom absolutely no one is talking about right now. Don’t be at all surprised if Penn State pulls an Ohio State by mining the FCS ranks to find the right combination of quality coach and capable leader to pilot the program from its darkest days. Harvard’s Tim Murphy is one such name to keep in mind. Odds: 25-1

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CFB 24 43 Who will be next coach at Penn State? 30358231 Pat Fitzgerald Pat+Fitzgerald CFB

If Penn State can get a man the caliber of Fitzgerald, it would likely leap at the opportunity. Whether Fitz would have any interest in leaving his alma mater remains to be seen, but it’s believed Penn State is the one job for which he’d leave Northwestern. Young, successful and deeply rooted in Big Ten football as a player and coach, he has long looked to be tailor-made for State College. Odds: 15-1
 

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CFB 24 43 Who will be next coach at Penn State? 30358229 Urban Meyer Urban+Meyer CFB

As long as Meyer is a free agent, his name will be linked to any job that’s worthy of his consideration. Not that it’ll matter in the decision-making process, but Paterno was always fond of Meyer and the way he handled his business. Meyer's resume at Bowling Green, Utah and Florida are beyond reproach, making him a natural connection, but is he willing to come out of retirement to enter a hornet’s nest? At least for Meyer, following in JoePa’s footsteps wouldn't be as daunting as has always been assumed. Odds: 12-1

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